8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
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Baku — 5 nights

A truly contemporary city criss-crossed by history, Baku offers everything from the modern elegance of the Flame Towers to the medieval UNESCO-listed Old City at its core.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Baku Old City and Heydar Aliyev Center. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, find something for the whole family at Baku Ferris Wheel, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, and examine the collection at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Baku trip planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Abu Dhabi, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Baku, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gobustan.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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Gobustan — 2 nights

Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO Heritage) covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Diri Baba Mausoleum.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gobustan day trip planner.

Drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Gobustan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Observation Decks
Land of Fire
A holiday in Azerbaijan allows intrepid travelers to discover a history-steeped country sitting at the crossroads of Southeastern Europe and Southwest Asia, an area once controlled by a succession of ancient empires. With its dual Eurasian character, Azerbaijan remains a highly intriguing destination, with tourism one of the top contributors to the country's booming economy. Many begin their tour of Azerbaijan in World Heritage-listed Baku, a cosmopolitan city boasting innovative architecture and a well-preserved historic core. A short drive out of this thriving capital, you can explore timeless villages surrounded by thick orchards and flanked by the majestic Caucasus Mountains.